Category: Borderline Personality Disorder

self harm disorder

Skin Picking Disorder Myth 2 – It’s Not A Self Harm DisorderSkin Picking Disorder Myth 2 – It’s Not A Self Harm Disorder

Part 2 of the 8 part myths about skin picking disorder blog posts, with the copyright of the text at therecoveryvillage.com. Myth #2: Excoriation is a type of self-harm. Fact: While compulsive skin picking is harmful to the picker, it is not a self-harm disorder. Self-harm, officially known as “non-suicidal self-injury” (NSSI), is a psychological […]

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skin picking disorder

Myths About Skin Picking Disorder – Myth 1Myths About Skin Picking Disorder – Myth 1

I found this helpful article on therecoveryvillage.com, so I’m going to include this in eight separate posts. Text taken from https://www.therecoveryvillage.com Myth #1: Skin picking is just a bad habit. Fact: Skin picking is a disorder that has known genetic, anatomical, physiological and environmental causes. Recent research has demonstrated that compulsive skin picking appears to […]

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